American Federation of Government Employees, Social Security Local #1760 (Union) and Social Security Administration, Northeastern Program Service Center, Flushing, New York (Activity) 

 



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The decision of the Authority follows:


 3 FLRA No. 102
 
 AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, SOCIAL SECURITY LOCAL #1760
 (Union)
 
 and
 
 SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION,
 NORTHEASTERN PROGRAM SERVICE CENTER,
 FLUSHING, NEW YORK
 (Activity)
 
                                            Case No. 0-AR-115
 
                        ORDER DISMISSING EXCEPTIONS
 
    ON JUNE 24, 1980, LOCAL 1760, AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO (THE UNION), FILED EXCEPTIONS TO THE AWARD OF
 ARBITRATOR JESSE SIMONS IN THE INSTANT CASE WITH THE AUTHORITY, PURSUANT
 TO SECTION 2425.1 OF THE AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS (5 C.F.R.
 2425.1(1980)).  FOR THE REASONS INDICATED BELOW, IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED
 THAT THE SUBJECT EXCEPTIONS WERE UNTIMELY FILED AND CANNOT BE ACCEPTED
 FOR REVIEW.
 
    SECTION 2425.1(B) OF THE AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS (5 C.F.R.
 2425.1(B)(1980)) PROVIDES:
 
    THE TIME LIMIT FOR FILING AN EXCEPTION TO AN ARBITRATION AWARD IS
 THIRTY (30) DAYS
 
    BEGINNING ON THE DATE OF THE AWARD.
 
    THE SUBJECT ARBITRATION AWARD, AS INCLUDED IN THE UNION'S SUBMISSION,
 IS DATED MAY 22, 1980.  THEREFORE, UNDER SECTION 2425.1(B) OF THE
 AUTHORITY'S REGULATIONS, THE UNION'S EXCEPTIONS WERE DUE IN THE OFFICE
 OF THE AUTHORITY NO LATER THAN JUNE 20, 1980.  HOWEVER, AS STATED ABOVE,
 THE SUBJECT EXCEPTIONS WERE NOT FILED WITH THE AUTHORITY UNTIL JUNE 24,
 1980.  IN THIS REGARD, THE AUTHORITY IS NOT EMPOWERED TO EXTEND OR WAIVE
 THE TIME LIMIT FOR FILING EXCEPTIONS TO ARBITRATORS' AWARDS.
 
    ACCORDINGLY, AS THE UNION'S EXCEPTIONS WERE UNTIMELY FILED, AND APART
 FROM OTHER CONSIDERATIONS, THE UNION'S APPEAL IS HEREBY DISMISSED.
 
    FOR THE AUTHORITY.
 
    ISSUED, WASHINGTON, D.C., JULY 10, 1980
 
                 SAMUEL A. CHAITOVITZ, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
 
                               SERVICE SHEET
 
    COPIES OF THE AUTHORITY'S ORDER OF JULY 10, 1980, IN CASE NO.
 O-AR-115, SENT TO THE FOLLOWING:
 
    MR. HERBERT COLLENDER
 
    PRESIDENT, LOCAL 1760
 
    AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT
 
    EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO
 
    P.O. BOX 626
 
    CORONA-ELMHURST, NEW YORK 11373
 
    MR. JULIAN BERGMAN
 
    LABOR RELATIONS SPECIALIST
 
    NORTHEASTERN PROGRAM SERVICE CENTER
 
    SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
 
    96-05 HORACE HARDING EXPRESSWAY
 
    FLUSHING, NEW YORK 11368